More than 300 Level 6, 7 and 8 rhythmic athletes and groups will compete for national titles this Saturday and Sunday at the 2023 Rhythmic Development Program National Championships in West Palm Beach, Fla.
The Palm Beach County Convention Center will host the two-day event, where gymnasts aim for individual, group and regional team titles. The competition will serve as the final event of the season for Level 6, 7 and 8 athletes as well as the beginner, intermediate and advanced Development Program groups.
Various winners from last year’s championships are set to return. These athletes include:
- Julia Bogrovetska — Prospect Heights, Ill./VVL Rhythmic Gymnastics Academy
- Hillary Chen — Chino, Calif./Rhythmic Academy of Los Angeles
- Alyssa Choi — Manhasset, N.Y./Empire Rhythmic Gymnastics
- Sofiya Emagulova — Cumming, Ga./Prima Rhythmic Gymnastics
- Sarah Enkhbileg — Van Nuys, Calif./Rhythmic Academy of Los Angeles
- Emma Finkelshteyn — Calabasas, Calif./Burlo Gymnastics
- Angelina Gelovani — Brooklyn, N.Y./Isadora by Match Point
- Chloe Klugin — Brooklyn, N.Y./Isadora by Match Point
- Nessa Lantzman — Roswell, Ga./Prima Rhythmic Gymnastics
- Alisa Nikonova — Johns Creek, Ga./Prima Rhythmic Gymnastics
- Emma Shang — San Diego, Calif./San Diego Rhythms
- Nyla Velez — Staten Island, N.Y./Isadora by Match Point
Awards will be presented by level to the top 12 all-around gymnasts and apparatus winners, the top three regional teams, and the top three groups; all regardless of age. Individual all-around scores from Regional Team members will count toward Regional Team scores.
The championships begin Saturday, June 3 starting at 8:30 a.m. ET, with competition running simultaneously in two halls. Sunday’s schedule will follow the same format, with awards at the conclusion of competition.
All information about the Rhythmic Development Program National Championships can be found here.